Bupivacaine Spinal; Marcaine; Marcaine Preservative Free; Marcaine Spinal; ReadySharp Bupivacaine; Sensorcaine; Sensorcaine-MPF; Sensorcaine-MPF Spinal
If your child is pregnant:
- Do not use the 0.75% during labor. Unsafe side effects may happen. Talk with the doctor.
- It is used to numb an area before care.
- If your child has an allergy to this drug or any part of this drug.
- If your child is allergic to any drugs like this one or any other drugs, foods, or other substances. Tell the doctor about the allergy and what signs your child had, like rash; hives; itching; shortness of breath; wheezing; cough; swelling of face, lips, tongue, or throat; or any other signs.
- If your child has any of these health problems: Bleeding, a heartbeat that is not normal, an infection in the blood or where this drug will be given, or low blood pressure.
- If your child is younger than 12 years of age. Do not give this drug to a child younger than 12 years of age.
For all uses of this drug:
- Tell all of your child’s health care providers that your child is taking this drug. This includes your child’s doctors, nurses, pharmacists, and dentists.
- Have your child avoid tasks or actions that call for alertness until you see how this drug affects your child. These are things like riding a bike, playing sports, or using items such as scissors, lawnmowers, electric scooters, toy cars, or motorized vehicles.
If your child is pregnant or breast-feeding a baby:
- Talk with the doctor if your child is pregnant, becomes pregnant, or is breast-feeding a baby. You will need to talk about the benefits and risks of using this drug.
- Do not let your child eat while his/her mouth feels numb. Biting of the tongue could happen.
- This drug may cause short-term loss of feeling and motor activity in the lower half of your body. Do not try to get out of bed or do other tasks or actions until feeling and motor activity have returned to normal.
- Signs of an allergic reaction, like rash; hives; itching; red, swollen, blistered, or peeling skin with or without fever; wheezing; tightness in the chest or throat; trouble breathing or talking; unusual hoarseness; or swelling of the mouth, face, lips, tongue, or throat.
- Slow heartbeat.
- A heartbeat that does not feel normal.
- Chest pain or pressure or a fast heartbeat.
- Fast breathing.
- Very bad dizziness or passing out.
- Change in balance.
- Feeling confused.
- Blurred eyesight.
- Ringing in ears.
- Low mood (depression).
- Trouble breathing, slow breathing, or shallow breathing.
- Very upset stomach or throwing up.
- Feeling very sleepy.
- Feeling very tired or weak.
- It is given as a shot.
- Your child’s doctor will give this drug.
- Call your child’s doctor to find out what to do.
- If you need to store this drug at home, talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, or pharmacist about how to store it.
- If your child’s symptoms or health problems do not get better or if they become worse, call your child’s doctor.
- Do not share your child’s drug with others and do not give anyone else’s drug to your child.
- Keep a list of all your child’s drugs (prescription, natural products, vitamins, OTC) with you. Give this list to your child’s doctor.
- Talk with your child’s doctor before giving your child any new drug, including prescription or OTC, natural products, or vitamins.
- Keep all drugs in a safe place. Keep all drugs out of the reach of children and pets.
- Check with your pharmacist about how to throw out unused drugs.
- Some drugs may have another patient information leaflet. If you have any questions about this drug, please talk with your child’s doctor, nurse, pharmacist, or other health care provider.
- If you think there has been an overdose, call your poison control center or get medical care right away. Be ready to tell or show what was taken, how much, and when it happened.